Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor – Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment


Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare malignancy of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Unlike the vast majority of GI cancers such as esophagus, stomach, and colon cancers, which come from epithelial cells (cells that form the inner lining of the GI tract), GIST derives from cells in the…

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